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A Christmas Gift 38 Years in the Making

By Rick Geffken Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” is about George Bailey and his Christmas angel Clarence. “The Gift of the Magi” is an O. Henry story about the...

December 22, 2016 | comments

Girls Hoops is Strong Once Again in TRT Area

By Jay Cook With plenty of the hoops talk for 2016 centered around the boys and a national powerhouse team, think twice before looking past the top girls teams the Two...

December 22, 2016 | comments

Regional Ocean Plan Laudable, But Does Not Go Far Enough, Says Clean Ocean Actio...

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia When a regional plan was adopted that unites scores of federal, state and native American agencies, concerned with Atlantic Ocean issues from New York...

December 21, 2016 | comments

‘Resilient City’ Crisis Planning Kicks Off

Story by Jay Cook SEA BRIGHT – In the post-Super Storm Sandy era on the Jersey Shore, an onus has been placed on the rebuilding areas to prevent major damage...

December 21, 2016 | comments

Water Connection Leaks Could Soak Homeowners

Story and photos by John Burton RED BANK – When Alberto Larotonda first saw a persistent water spot in front of his Spring Street home he really didn’t think much...

December 20, 2016 | comments

Middletown Route 35 Village Project Hearing Delayed Again

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The Planning Board’s hearing on the Village project, a combination of almost 340,000 square feet of commercial space and 350 town-houses at Route 35 and...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Shopping Small – Not the Mall – In Fair Haven

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia FAIR HAVEN – Beverly Drotos stood outside Umberto’s Pizzeria on a recent night, noting the weather, around 40 degrees with a wind chill making...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Oceanport Man Charged In NYC Murder Mystery

By John Burton OCEANPORT – The son of a former mayor was the latest person arrested in connection with a body of a murdered man found in a makeshift grave...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Voters Reject $28.1 Million School Spending Plan

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – Borough voters sent a strong message of “no” to the Board of Education with the outcome of this week’s school referendum. Borough residents defeated the four-part...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Hotel Proposal Faces Pushback

By John Burton RED BANK – When the borough Planning Board reconvenes next Monday to again consider the Hampton Inn proposal, there will be a familiar face in the audience,...

December 19, 2016 | comments

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